Israeli Shots Called a "Warning" to Syria

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Israeli troops were put on high alert Saturday after a vehicle in Israeli-occupied Golan Heights was hit by a Syrian mortar strike, reports the BBC.
The Associated Press reports the Israeli military incurred no damage or injury at their post in the Golan Heights. Israel has occupied the Golan Heights since its capture in 1967 during the Mideast war.
Tensions remain high in the area, as many are concerned about Syria's civil war that has been on-going for the past 19 months reports the Associated Press.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at the weekly Cabinet meeting in Jerusalem that Israel is ready to meet security threats reports Business Week.
Middle East Online reports the warning shots on Saturday did not violate Israel's sovereignty, though the attacks on both sides have disturbed the two countries' long-standing ceasefire agreement.

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